Facts and Figures

2014 Highlights

All Locations
Circulation 3,124,024
Computer Sessions 877,171
Holds Filled 596,168
Holds Placed 438,783
Visitors* 3,044,638
WiFi Sessions 885,791

* Count does not reflect the total visitor count due to location of traffic counter at 34 locations. Community room and program traffic are not included in totals for these locations.


As of March 19, 2014:

Full-time employees 714
Part-time employees 278

Additional Statistics

Check the City of Chicago Data Portal for monthly statistics for each CPL location:

  • Circulation
  • Computer Sessions
  • Holds Filled
  • Holds Placed
  • Visitors
  • WiFi Sessions